Massachusetts Disasters: True Stories of Tragedy and Survival (True Stories of Tragedy and Survival)

Massachusetts Disasters: True Stories of Tragedy and Survival (True Stories of Tragedy and Survival)
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ISBN10: 
0762739886
ISBN13: 
9780762739882
Pages: 
240
Published: 
August 1st 2006 by Globe Pequot
Rating: 
3.57

Twenty of Massachusetts' most catastrophic incidents due to natural and other causes are recounted here. Featured are the 1874 Mill River flood, the blizzard of 1888, the Great Molasses Flood of 1919 in Boston's North End, the 1953 Worcester tornado, and four shipwrecks, including the crash of the passenger steamer City of Columbus off Martha's Vineyard in January 1884.

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